CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls 1 percent as gold price drops

Fri Dec 4, 2009 11:09am EST
 
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 TORONTO, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock market index
fell 1 percent on Friday morning as a drop in gold prices below
$1,180 an ounce hit shares of Barrick Gold (ABX.TO: Quote) and other
gold miners.
 At 11:02 a.m. (1602 GMT), the S&P/TSX composite index
.GSPTSE was down 119.15 points, or 1.02 percent, at
11,517.40.
 (Reporting by Jennifer Kwan; editing by Peter Galloway)
 ((jennifer.kwan@thomsonreuters.com; +1 416 941 8178; Reuters
Messaging: jennifer.kwan.reuters.net@reuters.com))
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